ABATE v. Public Service Comm – Case Brief Summary (Michigan)

In ABATE v. Public Service Comm, 192 Mich. App. 19; 480 N.W.2d 585 (1991), the Court was asked to decide issues relating to a Public Service Commission (PSC) decision in favor of Michigan Consolidated Gas Co.

On appeal, the gas company raised an issue, which had been specifically rejected by the PSC, as an alternative means of upholding the PSC decision.

The Court stated that "an appellee who has taken no cross appeal may still urge in support of the judgment in its favor reasons that were rejected in the lower court." ABATE, 192 Mich. App. at 24.